Jul 15, 2022

Job Description

Novartis is looking for a Disease Area Specialist! This is a customer facing role with a big market responsibility. You will play a key role in driving our performance in the North-West region, by promoting our products to medical practitioners and allied health care professionals and ultimately achieving sales targets.

If you passionate about making a real positive impact on patients' life, Novartis offers you an ‘unbossed’ working environment, where your equal voice allows you to take full responsibility and accountability for your area. Does this sound like a position and environment where you would want to be part of? Apply now as Disease Area Specialist at Novartis!

Your key responsibilities:
• Developing business plans and implementing related activities, like customer events, sales & marketing campaigns, sales presentations necessary;
• Being accountable for achieving agreed sales, productivity and performance targets within agreed budgets and timescales;
• Providing Key account/hospital network support, market access support, including referral networks;
• Having and maintaining a deep understanding in the respective specialist area and priority products (knowledge of products, product strategy, positioning, key messages, programs, company developments, customers, and competitors);
• Achieving agreed contact, coverage and frequency targets through various communication channels;
• Ensuring customer satisfaction and best in class customer relationship;
• Handling enquiries and complaints quickly and professionally and in accordance with company procedures;
• Contribute positively to the Sales and Marketing team through co-operative relationships and collaborative efforts to achieve team and company objectives;
• Provide input into effective use of promotional funds and territory sales forecasting;
• Follow all adverse events guidelines, and Code of Conduct Guidelines as promoted by Novartis.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• At least 3 years of experience in Pharma / Healthcare sales;
• Experience in a customer facing role;
• Strong knowledge of the market you’ll be working in and network in hematology to reach out to;
• Advanced communication skills (oral and written) in Dutch and English;
• A hands-on a proactive mindset, that allows you to drive our performance to the next level;
• Cross functional skills and a humble attitude.

You’ll receive:
• A curious, unbossed and inspiring international work environment;
• Being a part of the dynamic, diverse and flexible Oncology division, responsible for many of tomorrow’s innovations;
• Plenty of chances to work on your personal development;
• Excellent working conditions.

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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For more information about the position, please contact the Staffing Center via [email protected].
Full Time
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Disease Area Specialist

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